stinking
stinking
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (foul-smelling)
a. hediondo
Those stinking hockey pads really need to get washed.Esos hediondos protectores de hockey necesitan lavarse urgentemente.
b. apestoso
Would you please take out that stinking garbage?¿Podrías sacar esa basura apestosa por favor?
c. fétido
The dog walker had a bunch of stinking bags in his left hand.El paseador de perros tenía un bonche de bolsas fétidas en la mano izquierda.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(unpleasant)
a. asqueroso
I never would have bought this stinking house if I had known how many problems it would have.Nunca habría comprado esta asquerosa casa si hubiera sabido cuántos problemas iba a tener.
b. espantoso
If that stinking racket doesn't stop, I'm never going to get any sleep.Si esa bulla espantosa no para, nunca voy a poder dormir.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to an extreme degree)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Harry was so stinking drunk when got home that he passed out on the kitchen floor.Harry estaba tan asquerosamente borracho cuando llegó a casa, que perdió el conocimiento en el piso de la cocina.
The Daltons seem determined to make sure everyone knows they're stinking rich.Los Dalton parecen decididos a asegurarse de que todo el mundo sepa que están podridos de dinero.
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stinking
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. apestoso(a)
a stinking coldun resfriado espantoso
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be stinking richestar podrido(a) de dinero tener un chorro de lana
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stinking [ˈstɪŋkɪŋ]
adjective
1 hediondo; fétido
2 horrible; bestial; asqueroso
adverb
they are stinking rich son unos ricachos (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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